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49 Possible Causes for Asymmetric Thyroid Enlargement

  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

    A patient with increased size of the gland, asymmetrical enlargement or associated B symptoms (20% of NHL can have symptoms of fevers, nightsweats or weight loss) should be[] Any asymmetric or large increase in the size of their thyroid gland warrants early evaluation with imaging, possible radionuclide iodine uptake scan and FNA. 2.[] Malignancy Hashimoto’s thyroiditis in associated with an increased risk of thyroid lymphoma (non hodgkins lymphoma).[]

  • Thyroid Lymphoma

    Furthermore, this case shows that in patients with primary hypothyroidism and a rapidly enlarging, asymmetrical thyroid, fine needle aspiration should be performed to rule[] This case shows that treatment with R-CHOP chemotherapy can lead to a recovery of thyroid function in a patient with severe hypothyroidism, without thyroid hormone supplementation[]

  • Hurthle Cell Carcinoma

    She was aware of an enlarging thyroid swelling and recently experienced a few thyrotoxic symptoms.[] She was overtly thyrotoxic and had a large asymmetric goiter and severe weakness of proximal muscles in lower limbs.[]

  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

    Enlarge Anatomy of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.[] The gland has an isthmus and often asymmetric right and left lobes; usually four parathyroid glands lie posteriorly.[] When swallowing, the thyroid may be felt to rise with the larynx—most commonly in the presence of a disease process.[]

  • Toxic Nodular Goiter

    These multinodular goiters produce the most extreme enlargement of the thyroid, up to 2 kg, and are multilobulated and asymmetrically enlarged.19 Most "hot" or "autonomous[] A, Patient with a multilobulated, asymmetrically enlarged thyroid gland, fi, The gland is inhomogeneous and coarsely nodular with areas of fibrosis and cystic change.[] (B from Edis AJ, Grant CS, Egdahl RH: Surgery of the thyroid. In: Manual of Endocrine Surgery, 2nd ed. New York, Springer-Verlag, 1984.) FIGURE 7-8.[]

  • Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma

    Asian J Surg. 2013 Jul;36(3):130-3. doi: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2012.05.001. Epub 2012 Jul 15. Author information 1 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Abstract Follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) with sternum[…][]

  • Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

    Mol Med Rep. 2018 Sep;18(3):2631-2642. doi: 10.3892/mmr.2018.9247. Epub 2018 Jul 3. Abstract Abnormal expression of microRNA (miR) is associated with the occurrence and progression of various types of cancers, including papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). In the present study, the aim was to explore miR‑486‑5p[…][]

  • Thyroid Cyst

    Abstract Thyroid hormone biosynthetic defects are rare causes of congenital hypothyroidism. Although, initial presentations are usually diffuse goiter and hypothyroidism, subsequently they may develop thyroid nodules and or thyroid cancer. We describe a case of hypothyroidism due to dyshormonogenesis whose one of[…][]

  • Thyroid Cyst with Hemorrhage

    This article is available to subscribers. Subscribe now . Already have an account? Sign in Clinical Practice Free Preview Kenneth D. Burman, M.D., and Leonard Wartofsky, M.D. Ultrasonography of the thyroid and ultrasonographically guided fine-needle aspiration can help determine whether a nodule is probably benign or[…][]

  • Substernal Goiter

    Thyroid. 2011 May;21(5):551-3. doi: 10.1089/thy.2010.0405. Epub 2011 Apr 10. Author information 1 Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA. Abstract BACKGROUND: Substernal goiters are frequently associated with[…][]

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